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File:AFHQ SSI.jpg|thumb|Allied Force Headquarters patch. '''Allied Force Headquarters''' (AFHQ) was the headquarters that controlled all Allies of World War II|Allied operational forces in the Mediterranean and Middle East theatre of World War II|Mediterranean Theatre of World War II from late 1942 until the Victory in Europe Day|end of the war in Europe in May 1945. It was established in the United Kingdom in August 1942 under General (United States)|General Dwight D. Eisenhower in order to command the forces committed to Operation Torch, the Allied invasion of French North Africa. Eisenhower had the title Commander-in-Chief, Allied Expeditionary Force. Shortly after the establishment of the headquarters, "Expeditionary" was deleted from its title, for reasons of operational security. Eisenhower thus became Commander-in-Chief, Allied Force. By the end of 1942, there was a need to unify command of the...
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